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was a symbol of hope for many in the london olympic games. he was the first double amputee to compete. that admiration turned into shock as he is charged in last night shooting death of his girlfriend. >> at this hour, police in south africa remained tightlipped about the details surrounding the murder investigation involving olympic star oscar pistorius. it is identified as 29-year-old reeva steenkamp, pistorius's girlfriend. >> a 26 euros man has been arrested and charged with murder. >> the home did not appear to show signs of forced entry. the couple was the only two people home. there have been previous incidents at the home but would not give -- but police would not give details. witnesses told them they had heard a couple arguing earlier. pistorius rose to fame during the london olympics last year when he became the first double amputee to run in the olympic games. he was in internet -- his girlfriend was described as lovely and ambitious. >> i work with her to shoot magazine features. she was a bikini model. >> pistorius was seen leaving the police station earlier. his spokes
games in london. oscar pistorius, the blade runner, who inspired so many people, charged with murder tonight after the death of his girlfriend. nbc's rehema ellis is here with us in the studio with the latest on this. rehema, good evening. >> good evening, brian. you cannot overstate how significant oscar pistorius is to people who will face obstacles and struggle to overcome them. he's a national hero in south africa. and that's why today's news is so devastating to so many. >> and there's the start, in a landbreaking moment. >> oscar pistorius marked a stunning achievement at the 2012 london olympics. >> oscar pistorius sets on his way in the first round of the 400 meters. >> today, the world was stunned again when the superstar athlete was arrested and charged with murder after his girlfriend was found shot at his upscale south african home. >> at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> police say there are no other suspects. neighbors in the quiet gated community reported hearing noise coming from the home earlier in the evening. >
at the shard, london's highest building. ben fogle joins us there. >> reporter: it's just been joined by this a newer, taller, glassier version, new tower of london, the shard. it's ever changing canvas. you blink and a new building appears. a lot of people look at this and go it's not finished. >> it does tend to look a little unfinished. none the worse for that, it's marvelously visible from all over london. >> reporter: it looks pretty striking from this distance. should we have a look at it from the closer up? >> can't wait. >> reporter: let's go. shall we go up? >> sounds like a good idea. let's go. >> reporter: we're heading to the viewing platform 800 feet above london. >> thank you very much. that's fantastic. >> reporter: what i find amazing, i have lived in london all my life. i've never seen it from this perspective. we've got a 365 view. >> i know. >> famous gerkin i recognize. >> remarkable view of the tower of london, isn't it? >> reporter: in the distance i can see the olympic sites. we have this brand new building, state-of-the art and we've got some of the oldist buil
lives in a gated community in the capital. pistorius made history at the olympic stadium in london last summer. he became the first double amputee runner to ever compete in the games. pistorius had been with his girlfriend for several months and would have celebrated their first valentine's day together. the day before she died, there were reports she made a surprise pistorius and he thought she was an untrieder but police believe it was domestic trouble and some witnesses heard screaming. >> there had proafl been incidents -- previously been incidents at the home. >> reporter: his lawyer would not say much about how pistorius is feeling. >> he's obviously emotional but he's fine. >> reporter: police say forensic investigators will test pistorius for blood alcohol levels and check for possible evidence under his fingernails. cbs news, london. >> pistorius will face a court hearing on friday. in an interview with "the new york times" last year, the athlete talked about pulling out his pistol to search his home one night when his security alarm went off. >>> soon we could learn the identi
of the 2012 games in london in court for a bail hearing after being charged with killing his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. authorities say the 26-year-old pistorius shot steenkamp four times early thursday morning at his home. pistorius a double amputee make olympic history when he computed in the summer games on his carbon fiber blade legs. what is the very latest on this investigation? >> at this moment, oscar pistorius is making his way to the courthouse. this will be the first moment that he will officially face the charge of murder. it's such a far cry of how he was viewed in this country and around the world a few days ago. his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp this was the hollywood version of a power couple. as the hours move on and as details emerge, the scenario what took place in his home on valentine's day is appearing to be much more disturbing. oscar pistorius covers himself with a coat as he makes his way to the magistrate's court in south africa where he faces a charge of murder. this comes after he spent valentine's day being questioned by police, subjected to standard blood te
for a burglar. police are not clarifying. he made history and at the london olympics last year when he became the first double amputee runner to compete on the track. a police investigating a home invasion in new carrollton. officers got the call around 10:30 wednesday night to respond to the 5200 block of 85th avenue. there were no injuries. investigators are not saying if they have made an arrest greg. as a suspicious death in alexandria could turn out to be the first murder in the city of 2013. a family member found the 94- year-old man's body wednesday night at home in the 2700 block of holly street. investigators have not release his name or cause of death. he died under suspicious circumstances. that has people in this quiet neighborhood nervous. >> it's a very quiet neighborhood, almost rural. >> these types of incidents just don't happen not only in this neighborhood but in our city. >> if it is will the homicide, it will be alexandria's first murder since 2011. >> learning more aboutraduate student push-out two roommates at their college park home. 23-year-old dayvon green worked as
- bodied athletes in the london olympics. >>> the deal is done. american airlines and u.s. airways just announced an $11 billion merger. it would create the world's largest airline. susan mcginnis looks at what this could mean for passengers. >>> reporter: american airs and u.s. airways are joining forces to form the biggest airline in the world. >> our best goal going forward is to make it the biggest strongest airline in the country and i suppose that's about to happen. >> reporter: the combined carrier will have american airlines' new look and its old name ranking ahead of united which joined continental in 2010 and delta which absorbed northwest airlines in 2008. >> the only way to survive at least some of the airlines believe is to merge together, grow and then don't overlap as much. >> reporter: with american in bankruptcy it will be up to a federal judge to decide if the deal will be a good one for its creditors. >> american if it had not done some sort of merger would have been inferior to its bigger competitors in terms of its net worth. >>
taken into custody. nbc's reporter is live for us in london. a crazy story overnight. what is the latest? >> yeah, good morning, bill. south african police say they received a call early this morning after reports that there had been a shooting at the home of oscar pistorius. they found paramedics trying to revive a woman. she died at the scene. it's believed that woman is oscar pistorius' girlfriend, the model. tributes have started coming in for her and her publicist described it as a huge loss. there is still lots of uncertainty about this. some speculation that pistorius shot his girlfriend after mistaking her for an intruder. perhaps she had been trying to surprise him for valentine's day. just yesterday she wrote on twitter what do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow? police say they found a nine millimeter pistol at pistorius' home. and pistorius in the past has spoken about keeping guns in his house. they have the highest rates of violent crime. many homeowners do keep weapons to defend themselves against intruders. >> that would be an amazing case of mistaken identity
of the stars of the london olympics shoots and kills his famous girlfriend in the middle of the night. emmy award-winning broadcaster mary carillo will join us for this story. don't forget you can listen to my radio show on sirius xm radio channel 127 monday through friday noon to 3:00 p.m. share your thoughts with us on facebook and on twitter using the #edshow. we're coming right back. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ >>> welcome back to "the ed show." big story tonight. there is a big pot of money outside of the united states. and it will help reduce the deficit. now, we've all heard about it. we've got to find revenue streams to come in. well, let's do this. two simple words. tax evasion. today the united states signed a major agreement with switzerland to crack down on ta
list in london and piers was up there on the top two or three. i was quite surprised by that. >> let's talk about fashion. it's a big night for these female actresses. huge pressure. if it goes wrong they have to pick up the pieces for weeks on end. >> it's a really difficult time. the minute the nominees are out designers are tripping over themselves. >> then the nominees are tripping over themselves while they wear the dresses backstage. >> and trying to accept the award. >> let's cut to the unmentionable. she gets hammered on social media. i think because people think her speeches are insincere. there's a bit of hate out there and it doesn't seem well deserved. >> there's hate for everyone. social media makes it easy to attack people at random. i find her charming and endearing. >> what is it about anne. is she hamming it up too much? >> i think she's a theater kid. she's a girl that loves to be in front of a crowd. she's a performer and eager to please. i think some people are rubbed the wrong way by that. i think she wants to succeed and wants everyone to love her. >> i thought
.p. there have been previous incidents at his home. the athlete made history at the london games last year when he became t first double amputee runner to compete on the track at the olympics. >>> if you're booking a flight any time soon, your choice of air carriers just got a wee bit smaller. american airlines and us airways formally announced the merger this morning. the $11 billion deal will create the world's biggest airline to keep the american airlines name and run by us airways ceo doug parker. that deal caps a turbulent half decade of bankruptcies and consolidation for the u.s. airline industry. >>> pope benedict has two weeks left as head of the church. the pontiff celebrated his final mass at the vatican. benedict was given a long-standing ovation as he prepares to step down on february 28th. after almost eight years as leader of more than 1.2 billion catholics worldwide. >>> it is valentine's day and we always think of our meteorologist, bill karins. we always want good weather. >> i thought you meant with love. >> of course we love you, bill. >> good morning, everyone. as we start t
this has been showing all week. temperatures in london at 9, paris at 8, madrid and lisbon up into the high teens and snowfall in moscow and warsaw, should be temperatures hovering right around freezing on your friday. that's a look at your world weather, here's your extended forecast. >>> valentine's day is a day to offer greeting cards, candies and flowers to a special someone. at one place in japan, some animals offer a little romantic help. they take up formation in a heart shape around a lucky couple. ranchers position bits of feed on the ground to get the animals to cooperate. and an aquarium, sea otters receive ice shaped like a heart. the keepers give ice to the three otters every day to strengthen their teeth. on valentine's day, they colored the ice pink for the occasion. >> translator: they looked happy and that made me happy, too. they were so cute. >> another visitor said she wanted to give a gift as someone as sweet as the otters. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
.com. >> a paraolympian, a hero of london olympics is accused of shooting and killing his model girlfriend overnight. katie marzullo was live in the newsroom with the latest twist in this stunning story. >> oscar pistorius originally had a court appearance this afternoon, hours after the shooting but it has been poet pointed until tomorrow morning to give forensics more time to gather evidence. the question: was the deadly shooting an accident or not? (inaudible). >> we were the scene home of the well-known athlete. >> last summer, oscar pistorius, or "the plaid runner" was the first double amputee track athlete to compete and now hides his face in a hootedded sweatshirt moving between jail and court charged with the murder of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, who was shot to death in his home. abc is reporting she was shot four times. >> she was always willing to listen to you, give you advise. >> it doesn't feel real yet. >> some neighbors are reeling, others are interviewed by police as witnesses. there are reports of an argument or shouting the scene home, and the two were the only ones there. th
behind one of the most inspirational stories of the london summer olympics is now charged with murder. oscar pistorius faces his first court hearing tomorrow after his girlfriend was found shot to death inside his home this morning. we get the latest now from nbc's rohih catru. >> reporter: the details of precisely what took place in the early hours of this morning are still emerging. but what's known is horrifying and has stunned millions of south africans. oscar pistorius was arrested early this morning here at his luxury home. we're told that there was a shooting incident. by south african law, the authorities are allowed to say very little about what they believe happened. >> we can confirm that there was a shooting incident this morning at the home of the well-known paralympic athlete oscar pistorius. at this stage, we can confirm that a young woman did die on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> reporter: it's being widely reported that the 26-year-old man being referred to is indeed oscar pistorius, that he was arrested, taken to a police station and questioned and that he will late
recall, he won two gold medals and a silver medal at the olympics in london. >>> coming very close to shore now, those passengers are finally getting cell service and we are seeing more images from inside the crippled vessel. we have a live report as the ship is coming home. >> plus, set lord of the rings and is finding they are cred precious in the world of science and astronomy. meet the man who is literally finding new moons. a story that will make the bay area proud. >> and politically charged flash mob. inside after bay area prison. we talked to the man who started it all. >> and good afternoon. i'm jeff live at at&t park where the giants stepped up to the plate to give a little love tonight, to an organization that spreads all year long. we will talk more about this grand event and why it is on the field of at&t park. plus, your forecast in just a few minutes. >>> everybody's getting into it. life behind bars did not stop. dozens of san francisco jail inmates are sending a musical message about domestic violence. male and female inmates took part in a choreographed number pf
, reaching olympic glory in london, competing alongside the world's fastest. >> a lot of people's time invested and efforts and a lot of my own sacrifices and hard work. >> reporter: tonight, oscar pistorius is no longer living the dream. his spokesperson says he is cooperating with police while the friends and family of his beautiful girlfriend are in mourning and the world is asking why. for "nightline" bazi kanaany. >>> next up, the 3-d masterpiece and oscar contender 11 times over. director ang lee talks about the four-year, $100 million journey that is "life of pi." four-year, $100 million journey that is "life of pi." >> nbc news "nightline" brought to you by hotels.com. eone happ"" music: "make someone happy" ♪it's so important to make someone happy.♪ ♪it's so important to make someone happy.♪ ♪make just one heart to heart you - you sing to♪ ♪one smile that cheers you ♪one face that lights when it nears you.♪ ♪and you will be happy too. [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings a
relay in london. this morning a different picture of the man known around the world as blade runner. under arrest and charged with murdering his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. steenkamp had recently appeared on the cover of hm. during the early morning hours she was found dead in pistorius' home, shot four times. police wouldn't confirm the motive but said this went the -- wasn't the first time domestic disturbances were reported in the home. >> reporter: her friend next door. >> always willing to listen to you and give you advice. i don't feel like it's real yet. >> reporter: just yesterday steenkamp tweeted about her excitement for valentine's day. what do you have up your sleeve for your love, she tweeted. she said it should be a day of love for everyone. may it be blessed. south african police said they will oppose any application for bail. reporting from on done. >>> so how do you spend your valentine's day if your significant other is evading the law? you could ditch them for a bekay of flowers if they're one of queen anne's county most wanted. >> if you give us informatio
under his finger nails. the paralympic super star will face a court hearing monday. in london, rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> south african media are speculating that he may have mistaken his girlfriend for intruders. authorities say that is surprising to them. >>> in an effort to stop capitol punishment in maryland. the governor says he believes they will ban capital punishment this session. senate president mike miller, supporter of the death penalty, also says the measure to repeal will pass in the senate by a comfortable margin. more on this passionate debate, all new tonight at 5:00. >>> marylanders now have four new dorchester county sites. those shells are used in oyster restoration. they are used for environmental science centers, horn point labs. the landfill transfer stations. in secretary. since 2009, 15% of the state's oyster shells have been recycled. >>> time for a look at the rush hour ride home. kristy breslin is at wjz traffic control. >>> definitely not a good start out there for southbound 795. you'll see a lot of brake
the london games and inspiration to all. he was been charged with murder. >> they found 30-year-old model reeva steenkemp suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and oscar pistorius was taken into custody. >> we have a reporter in pretoria. good morning to you. what can you tell us? >> hello. rohit, can you hear me? apparently he is having trouble hearing us. he was taken into custody and in court and taken for medical examination. according to the police in pretoria, we learned there had perhaps other incidents of violence at that home and called for domestic violence. i want to bring in our nbc sports analyst. first of all, your initial reaction to this? >> utter and absolute shock. anybody who's ever met oscar pistorius just simply cannot wrap their heads around what this could possibly be. >> this sounds very dramatic, a charge of murder. it is possible this could have been an accidental shooting. what do you know about the relationship between these two? >> i don't know much about the relationship. one of the reports we're getting out of south africa now is they have gone to his house
refund of their trip, and a discount on future cruises. >>> one of the biggest stars of london's summer olympics charged with murdering his girlfriend. last summer, he became the first double amputee runner to compete at the games. police in south africa say he shot his girlfriend, a well- known model, four times inside his home just hours before he tweeted about valentine's day saying it should be a day of love for everyone. police say were called to his home for domestic trouble in the past. witnesses told investigators they heard screaming before the shooting. >>> a university of maryland student is out of the hospital tonight wounded when his roommate went on a shooting spree in their backyard. the sole survivor managed to run away with a bullet in his leg. >> reporter: police say graduate student had been diagnosed with a mental illness for more than a year before tuesday morning's bizarre rampage. he took his own life after killing one of his roommates and shooting another roommate in the leg. >> we're just thankful that he's alive. w
. where is this? >> everywhere. doesn't matter. >> uh-huh. london, berlin, rome, and my personal favorite, moscow. >> we're glad everyone's joining this celebration. you know, this has not been easy. not just for us, but those who work with us. >> really? i thought we were delightful personally through the whole thing. >> they haven't been happy. >> who cares? let's listen. >> i think kathie lee and hoda handled the pressure of not drinking on air for a month remarkably. i think they just upped their off-air drinking by probably 30%. >> i don't know how it went on air, but can i tell you the make-up room was hell, complete and utter hell. i've never seen crankier, moodier women in my entire life. >> what helped them was the fact that they actually continued to drink, behind the set and during commercials. so i think the fact that they didn't stay sober during their month of sobriety really eased the tension around here. >> so really what's changed? so they get on the cover. now -- okay. so now they are complete, perfect human beings. and now that their month is up, they can go back to pil
. (inaudible lyrics). >> he is a sprint runner who had double below the knee amputations. in london he was the first double leg amputee to participate in the olympics. he has also won gold medals in the paralympics. as for reeva steenkamp the twitter account says she is a law school brought and a model. yesterday, she tweeted, what do you have up your sleeve for your love tomorrow? hash tag, get excited, hash tag, valentine's day. >> developing news the san bernardino sheriff says the manhunt for fugitive ex-police officer christopher dorner is over. officials are working to positively identify the charred remains of the body removed from the cabin yesterday. we hear from the owners of a lodge who found dorner inside a cabin. >> i was scared. i thought it could be the end. he talked to us. he tried to calm us down. he said frequently, he would not kill us. >> the former lapd officer is believed to is killed a sheriff deputy and wounded another on tuesday before he holed up in the cabin thattent with up in flames and he is suspected in three our murders in the los angeles area. >> dayti
, champion paraolympic one of the heroes of the london olympics is in jail now accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend. the story from abc news reporter. >> the first ever double amputee to compete in the olympics remembered for this poignant moment exchanging a number on the jersey with a man who beat him during 2012 olympic relay in london. but this morning a very different picture of the man known around the world as blade runner. south african olympic icon under arrest, charged with murdering his girlfriend. the 30-year-old appeared on the cover of fhs in, commercials and due to appear n a reality tv show. but early morning hours she was found1ca1ñ dead at the home, shot four times. police won't confirm the motive but say this wasn't the first time domestic disturbances were reported in the home. >> i just fell apart. >> this woman lives next door. >> she wasrzlñ willing to listen to you, give advice. >> if it doesn't real real yet shechl was a wonderful person. >> yesterday, she compete tweeted about her excitement for valentine's day whachl do you have up your sleeve
in london. >>> a student is learning the hard way that wearing a gas mask to a school was not very funny. officers blocked off the area while teachers kept students inside classrooms. police identified the suspect as 18-year-old christopher egerton who they found inside his classroom. >> i wouldn't say he's really a jokester but he definitely likes to push people's buttons. >> reporter: egerton wrote last night, kind of thinking about wearing a gas mask to school tomorrow, funny or weird? >>> police say they have surveillance video showing the actual vehicle. it's a white or silver chevrolet hhr. on monday night a man shot the 21-year-old uc santa cruz student in the head then took her backpack. it happened at a bus stop on natural bridges drive. here is a police sketch of the gunman as described by the victim. she is expected to make a full recovery. >>> criminal cabbies picking up fares in san francisco. it's a big problem that has now escalated into something far more troublesome. ktvu has learned police are now looking for at least two drivers who recently sexually assaulted their pa
warmed hearts just a year ago in london. >>> a student is learning the hard way that wearing a gas mask to a school was not very funny. officers blocked off the area while teachers kept students inside classrooms. police identified the suspect as 18-year-old christopher egerton who they found inside his classroom. >> i wouldn't say he's really a jokester but he definitely likes to push people's buttons. >> reporter: egerton wrote last night, kind of thinking about wearing a gas mask to school tomorrow, funny or weird? >>> police say they have surveillance video showing the actual vehicle. it's a white or silver chevrolet hhr. on monday night a man shot the 21-year-old uc santa cruz student in the head then took her backpack. it happened at a bus stop on natural bridges drive. here is a police sketch of the gunman as described by the victim. she is expected to make a full recovery. >>> criminal cabbies picking up fares in san francisco. it's a big problem that has now escalated into something far more troublesome. ktvu has learned police are now looking for at least two drivers who recen
number. comfort...individualized. >>> many of us watched oscar pistorius make history at the london olympics. a double amputee who changed the way the world sees disabilities. before he reached the olympics, he made his name at the paraolympics. here's what he told me about the blade runner when whe talked earlier. >> i'm compete ago long side him. he was an inspiration to me. he went out of his way to help me out and give me insight. i was new to running and he's a veteran to the track and field world. he gave me a lot of information. >> other friends of pistorius and steenkamp have been speaking out this week as well. kevin last saw the couple last month. >> oscar was very loving, happy, by no means was he mis behaving. he was a good guy. never was he reckless or aggressive towards anyone. when i saw them together, they were in love. oscar was a very loving person. by no means did i think their relationship was in jeopardy. >> tonight those closest to pistorius just like those of us who have never met him are trying to wrap their heads around what's happened here. it's an extraord
there to here, ahead. >>> many of us watched oscar pistorius make history at the london olympics. a double amputee who changed the way the world sees disabilities. before he reached the olympics, he made his name at the paraolympics. that's where blake leaper met him a few years back. here's what he told me about the blade runner when we talked earlier. >> i'm competing along side him. he was an inspiration to me. he went out of his way to help me out and give me insight. i was new to running and he's a veteran to the track and field world. he gave me a lot of information. >> other friends of pistorius and steenkamp have been speaking out this week as well. kevin last saw the couple last month. >> oscar was very loving, happy, joyful person. by no means was he misbehaving. he was a good guy. never was he reckless or aggressive towards anyone. when i saw them together, they were in love. oscar was a very loving person. as well as reeva. by no means did i think their relationship was in jeopardy. >> tonight those closest to pistorius just like those of us who have never met him are trying to
, known as "blade runner" is accused of killing his model girlfriend. rita nissan reports from london with more on what happened. >> reporter: police quietly escorted olympic track star oscar pistorias to prison in south africa. authorities charged the 26-year- old with murdering his girlfriend, model riva steencamp. police say she was shot four times inside the runner's upscale home. they recovered a 9-millimeter pistol. >> a young woman died on the scene of gunshot wounds. >> reporter: pistorias is a national hero in south africa, dubbed "blade runner" for his high-tech, artificial legs. he became the first double- amputee runner ever to compete at the games. >> reporter: the track starter made it to the 400-meter semifinals and anchored southafrica's team relay here at the stadium. >> reporter: he had been with his girlfriend for several months. hours before she died, steencamp tweeted about valentine's day, saying it should be a day of love for everyone. >> i knew her quite well. she was a humble person. she was beautiful inside and out. >> r
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